noun see monosyllabic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • monosyllabicity — noun The state or characteristic of being monosyllabic. The monosyllabicity of Chinese morphemes and units of writing has certain advantages in the use of operational synonyms of symbols under varying conditions of use …   Wiktionary

  • monosyllabicity — mono·syllabicity …   English syllables

  • monosyllabicity — noun see monosyllabic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sino-Tibetan languages — Superfamily of languages whose two branches are the Sinitic or Chinese languages and the Tibeto Burman family, an assemblage of several hundred very diverse languages spoken by about 65 million people from northern Pakistan east to Vietnam, and… …   Universalium

  • monosyllabic — adjective Etymology: probably from French monosyllabique, from monosyllabe Date: 1766 1. consisting of one syllable or of monosyllables 2. using or speaking only monosyllables 3. conspicuously brief in answering or commenting ; terse •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monosyllabic — monosyllabically, adv. monosyllabicity /mon euh sil euh bis i tee/, n. /mon euh si lab ik/, adj. 1. having only one syllable, as the word no. 2. having a vocabulary composed primarily of monosyllables or short, simple words. 3. very brief; terse… …   Universalium

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